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What is Golding Telling us About Society in ‘Lord of the Flies’

Golding is telling us that without rules and organisation, civilisation cannot exist and that there is a beast in everyone, it is just a question if it can be controlled….

Lord Of The Flies – Symbols

In the book Lord of the flies, there are many symbols used by the author, William Golding, to represent and compare facts with the world external to the desert island….

A Tainted Scrutiny of Society

Loss of innocence results naturally from one’s increasing contact with the innate evil and savagery within themselves. Without a civilized society’s guiding hand, an individual’s instinctive evil and savagery take…

”Lord of the Flies” by William Golding

Lord of the Flies was first published in 1954 and from then on has been read by millions of people whether it would be pupils or adults. The book is…

Importance in the Novel ”Lord of the Flies”

Simon isn’t as important as Ralph or Jack, or even Piggy, until quite late on in the book. However, he is chosen among many other keen boys to go on…

Discuss Ayckbourn’s Presentation of the Three Wives in ‘Absent Friends’

‘Absent Friends’ is a short play written by Alan Ayckbourn in 1974. This play tells of the relationships between three different couples each displaying their own individual problems that occur…

‘Ode to a Nightingale’ by John Keats and ‘To the Skylark’ by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Each of the poems in comparison, both ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ (John Keats) and ‘To the Skylark’ (Percy Bysshe Shelley), are using birds to reveal the deep emotion and pain…

The Introduction of Jack Merridew

Golding first introduces Jack in chapter one. Jack and his choir are described as a dark creature fumbling along the beach. At first the boys are quite shocked but then…

12 Examples of Rhetorical Devices Throughout ”Lord of the Flies”

Chapter 1 On page 7, Ralph speaks to himself, ‘sounding the bass strings of delight,’ when he says ‘Wizzoh!’ This rhetorical device is an example of 50’s dialogue, equivalent to…

“London” by William Blake and “Composed upon Westminster Bridge” by William Wordsworth

In this essay I will compare two great poems, both written by well known poets. The two poems are: “London” written by William Blake and the other “Composed upon Westminster…

How Does Hughes Convey His Sense of the Power of Nature in this Poem?

Ted Hughes uses the jaguar to picture nature. This powerful, dark and mysterious creature shows the almightiness of animals. Whereas most of the animals in the zoo are “fatigued with…

How Does Golding Portray the Island and is the Setting Important?

The secluded island in Lord of the Flies is a secluded setting cut off from any outside civilisation. The island is a microcosm created by Golding, who shows his perspective…

‘Lord of the Flies’ by William Golding

Ralph, one of the first characters encountered in the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, is a young, fair-haired boy of twelve. Ralph is stranded on a deserted…

How does James Cameron Represent the ;Old World’ and the ‘New World’ in his film, Titanic?

The film opens with a black screen and the very loud thud of a drum booming, maybe representing the certainty that in the film the ship will collide with an…

The Lake Isle of Innisfree – by William Butler Yeats

This poem was first published in the collection ‘The Rose’ in 1893, at the early stage of Yeats’ life. At the time when Yeats was writing this poem, Ireland was…

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